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SCANDINAVIAN - AMERICAN RELEASES ON VOYAGER
Jeff Anderson - fiddle; Stuart Williams - guitar; Ruby Anderson -dobro; Sandy Bradley - piano; Nancy Katz - bass; Phil Williams - mandolin and tenor banjo
Peter Kiefer's Vals, Wake Up Susan, Clarence Raymo's Waltz, Murray River Jig, The Little Norwegian Boy's Fiddle Vals, Fiddlers to the Fore, From Frisco to Cape Cod, Reinlendar Etter Ringnessen, Olaf Hanson's Vals, Old French Reel, Per the Blacksmith's Vals, Miss McLeod's Reel, Midsommer Vals, Sailor's Hornpipe, Mini Vals Fra Norge, Gärdebylåten, Solvik's Minnen, Petronella, Skunk Lake Waltz, The Iron Man, Saturday Waltz, Little Burnt Potato, Styrman's Vals, The Lindbergh Waltz
Fine fiddling in unique Norwegian-American and Celtic styles. Jeff Anderson is from Waterville, Washington, and has been playing for shows and dances for over thirty years. Both of his grandfathers were Norwegian style fiddlers from North Dakota, and he is carrying on the musical traditions of his family. One of the smoothest players anywhere!
Jeff Anderson - fiddle & Hardanger fiddle, Jane Johnson - accordion, Karen Goettling, flute, John Rodius, guitar, Rand Simmons - bass, Laurie Walton, second fiddle, Jim Erlandson - guitar, Kathy Erlandson, second fiddle
Sølvbryllupsvalsen, Syvers Mazurka, Böl Olle-låten, Kalle Almlöf Snoa, Säbb Anders Vals, Druttjinkeils-leitjen Tune, No Name Schottis, 17th of Mai Polsen, Kyrklåt (Church tune), Storviksætra Waltz, Styggen på Låven Reinlender, Tankfulla låten, Vals from Valberg, A Finnish Polka, Pols, Mai Waltz, Kleivalanden Pariser Polka, Granåsen Hambopolska, Mummun Peli Schottis, Drevsjø Valsen, Lofotingen Reinlender, Wiggen Polka
Scandinavian dance music played by Jeff Anderson and his wife; Jane Johnson, with the Nordic Exposure Band and other musicians with whom they perform and play dances. Both of Jeff's grandparents were old time fiddlers of Norwegian heritage from North Dakota, and he plays in a uniquely sweet, smooth, and danceable style. Jane Johnson has been playing dances in the Puget Sound area for many years. They both can be found with their bands at many Scandinavian dances in the Pacific Northwest.
Jeff Anderson, fiddle; Jane Anderson, accordon; Richard De Rosser, guitar and bass; Vivian Williams, harmony fiddle
The Burning Barrel Fiddle, Ved Stjordalselva Vals, Kalenderfynbo, Marj I Mars, C & G Schottis, Eric's Hambo, Klovsjo Brudmarsch, Mrs. Anderson's Wedding Waltz, Snurringen Mazurka, Ganglat efter Niklas Niklasson, At Sulhusgubba Reinlender, Sigurd's Polka, Valerie's Waltz, Rassel Ole, Ole's Vals, Siljan Ganglat, Sirkoijen Tanssi Schottis, Kvaeser Vals, Hamborger etter Torfinn Steindal & I Norstnesfjose Polka
Jeff and Jane Anderson have been playing Scandinavian tunes together since the day they met in 1999. They play traditional dance music for waltz, schottische, polka, mazurka, and other toe tapping rhythms. Self taught musicians, they were introduced to this music through family links. They have traveled to Scandinavia numerous times to learn from tradition bearers and to share their passion for this special music.